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2022 Special Category: COVID-19 Visualizations
Visualization & Information Design
Spectrum of Personality Disorders
The framework for diagnosing personality disorders is in need of an overhaul. Which of the top 10 are proposed for removal?
150 fastest Average Internet Speeds Worldwide: How Long Does it Take to Load a 5MB Picture
"150 fastest Average Internet Speeds Worldwide: How Long Does it Take to Load a 5MB Picture?" - A real-time animated infographic. I made an animated GIF infographic and a video version for...
Who migrates to and from NYC?
The dynamism of migration strengthens NYC and has contributed to the City’s growth in population to an all-time high of 8,537,673 in 2016. These charts show the number of people who moved to or...
The human fabric of the Facebook pyramid
In our previous research, we investigated different areas of the Facebook dispositif: algorithmic and human labor, the digital infrastructure behind the social network, and the exploitation of...
The new space race
Commercial companies like SpaceX are starting to gain traction in the space industry. There are currently more than a dozen private rocketscapsules and spaceplanes under development, with more on...
Perception is often far from reality, particularly in an era in which fake news and unverified information are distributed globally with no semblance of control. The most significant consequence...
The Future of Transport - Data Visualisation Dashboard (Transport for New South Wales, Australia)
Everywhere around the world, governments face challenges planning infrastructure and transport. These challenges include growing and aging populations, safety and the environment. The Future...
Who are L.A. County's homeless?
The 2016 count of the homeless population, taken in January, revealed that our county has more than 43,000 people living on the street or in shelters. (Long Beach, Glendale and Pasadena were not...
Nyugat periodical: the lives of the writers
These are four interactive data visualizations that are based on the collection of the Petőfi Literary Museum, Budapest, Hungary. The application provides additional information on the authors of...
How Nafissatou Thiam beat the odds to claim the heptathlon gold in Rio
The Belgian outdid team GB’s Jessica Ennis-Hill, the defending Olympic champion. Breaking personal best after personal best, she gave the performance of a lifetime to steal the crown from the...
The New Top 10 Furnace Cities in China
Many large cities in China, especially Chongqing, Wuhan and Nanjing, were traditionally known as “furnace cities”, suffer from long-lasing hot weather in summer. In recent years, with the global...
Visualizing Nonlinear Narratives with Story Curves
A nonlinear narrative is a storytelling device that portrays events of a story out of chronological order. Story curves visualize the nonlinear narrative of a movie by showing the order in which...
Love and Happiness in Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina has one of the greatest opening lines in all of literature: "Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." This project investigates the connection...
2016 US Campaign Expenses
How did candidates spend their money in the 2016 US Election cycle? Data from the FEC
The BK BioReactor: Investigating the Unseen Microbiology of the Gowanus Canal
A collaboration lead by Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects, with GenSpace, Weill Cornell Medical College and the Gowanus Canal Conservancy, the BK BioReactor is an investigation into the unseen...
Uber Vs Cabs
All 4.5 million Uber pick-ups, and 82.4 million yellow cab pick-ups between April and September 2014. The rise of Uber is well documented, but the geographic complexity is often harder to see as...
We the Tweeple
Never before has Twitter played such a prominent role in an election. If Clinton or Trump wants to say something or react to news — even if it's at 3 a.m. — they don't need to coordinate a press...
Inaugurate is an interactive guide to presidential inauguration speeches through the lens of Google Search, built by Jan Willem Tulp of Tulp Interactive in connection with the Google News Lab and...
Infographic of Plants
These three information charts describe the morphological characteristics, growth and development of fern, gymnosperms and angiosperms, and their respective information. I have illustrated each of...
The fate of the Caliphate
This is the animated story of the rise, and the eventual fall of the self-proclaimed IS caliphate. The video was produced by the largest news organisation in the Netherlands, NOS. It came about...
A visual history of every manned Apollo flight, charting one of mankind's greatest achievements all the way from Kennedy's 'We choose to go to the Moon' speech to Armstrong's 'One Small Step' and...
Snows of the West
Snow is vital to the environmental health of the western United States. Unlike rainfall, it doesn't come as one burst that's here and then quickly gone. Instead, it tends to accrue over the winter...
How are you today?
Everyday, our readers can tell us how they feel, right on our homepage. They can say whether they’re in a good mood or a bad one, and provide more detail by entering a single adjective. The...
Viae Romanae Maiores
A visualization of the primary roads of the Roman Empire, circa 150 AD, in the style of a subway diagram. Connections between cities are emphasized at the expense of topographical accuracy. The...
Air Quality in the United States
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) takes hourly Air Quality readings at hundreds of sites nationwide, and produces an Air Quality Index (AQI) that measures how healthy the air is at...
Human Municipal Development Report
Datadot developed the Human Municipal Development Report (IDHM) of United Nations Development Programme (UNPD). In this project, Datadot was responsible for data analysis and visualization,...
The French who know how to play a musical instrument
Visualization of the proportion of French people who know how to play a musical instrument (19%). Infographic from "The French" collection by Vite Vu Bien Vu
Welsh Assembly Members Timeline
The graphic shows every Welsh Assembly Member since 1999, how long they served, and which party.
Infographic of the Quran
Al-Quran, or the Holy Quran, was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad more than 1400 years ago. Despite being unchanged since then, very little exploration has previously been made to the statistical...
Donald Trump’s rise from joke candidate to Commander in Chief was extraordinary. As Delayed Gratification is a Slow Journalism magazine, which reports on events at least three months after they’ve...